Omaha Keno King has filed a petitioned before the City Council regarding its request for a package liquor license. Jeff Rothlisberger said that it will help their sales.
Colorado officials dismissed Sen. Chris Romers bill that will allow state bars and restaurants to offer video keno. The money from the game will be given to higher education.
The Omaha City Council voted 5-2 against Keno Kings liquor license request. But the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission can approve the Keno Kings license application.
Colorado officials dismissed the plan to offer keno in state bars and allow horse races in State Fair grounds by Sen. Romer. Student Aid would have benefited from the plan.
The Henry Doorly Zoo will receive financial support from Omahas keno earnings. Mayor Jim Suttle said that it is important that they support their tourist destinations.
Mr. James Perrone of Columbia won a total of $40,000 dollars from the keno ticket he bought at the Clarion Hotel Bar. Perrone said that he is very happy with his win.
The city council of Omaha officially approved the extension of its financial deal with the Henry Doorly Zoo until 2020. Omahas keno dollars will support the zoo.